About Long Island’s Best

Xiuya Gang, Cold Spring Harbor HS, The Road to Faith, Digital photograph, 2020.

Join us as Long Island’s Best celebrates 25 years in 2021!

Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum is the only juried exhibition on Long Island that offers high school students the opportunity to show their work in a museum.

Each year, students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to create a work of art inspired by artwork shown in the Museum during the current school year and submit to this prestigious juried exhibition. Hundreds of works of art are submitted from schools across Nassau and Suffolk counties and approximately 80 are chosen for display in the exhibition.

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Photo: Viveka Jain (Grade 12, Hicksville HS, Art Teacher: Craig Mateyunas) with her artwork Personal Liberation (Homage to Tanveer Ghazi), Acrylic on canvas, on view in Long Island’s Best 2020.

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